WP: Designs of US weapons compromised by Chinese hackers

Drafts include combat aircraft, ships and missile defences


Chinese hackers have obtained access to the designs of more than two dozen US advanced weapons, according to a confidential report designed for the Pentagon and government and defence industry officials.

The Washington Post reported the threat the same day a news report in Australia said Chinese hackers had stolen the blueprints of a new multi-million-dollar spy headquarters in the country.

Compromised weapons included combat aircraft and ships, as well as missile defences vital for...


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